EU legal official says France cannot bar gays from giving blood

Jul 19, 2014 by

by M E Synon, Breitbart: A top legal official at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said French authorities may not exclude blood donations from gay sexually-active men. Paolo Mengozzi, an Advocate General at the court, published an opinion on Thursday which followed a challenge by a homosexual, Geoffrey Léger, to a French law which permanently excludes men who have had, or have, sexual relations with other men from giving blood. A lower court had asked the ECJ whether this permanent...

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Are you a “LGBT ally?”

Jul 19, 2014 by

By Bishop David Anderson, AAC: Most all of us have read the Book of Revelation in the New Testament, and at times wondered if something mentioned there would happen in our lifetimes. Regretfully, one of the more frightening things predicted is now underway, and it has the most serious consequences for you and me as professed followers of Jesus Christ. In Revelation 13:16-18, John writes that there will come a time when the mark of 666 will be required to be on our right hand or our forehead,...

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Women bishops – finally

Jul 16, 2014 by

By Colin Coward, Changing Attitude: Yup, this afternoon the General Synod finally voted to allow women to become bishops, 20 years after the church had agreed they could be ordained as priests. Changing Attitude England has been totally committed to the equality of women in the Church, and equality hasn’t yet been achieved – but this is a huge step forward, releasing energy for the future. Changing Attitude rejoices with our sisters and brothers in WATCH that their years of patient and...

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Christian college under pressure after seeking exemption from gay special protections

Jul 16, 2014 by

By Dustin Siggins, LifeSite: Gordon College in Massachusetts has lost a municipal contract and faces a possible threat to its accreditation after its president signed a letter to President Obama requesting a religious exemption from an expected Executive Order adding homosexuality and transgender status as protected class for the employees of organizations holding federal contracts. On July 1, Gordon College President D. Michael Lindsay cosigned a letter with more than a dozen other faith...

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Is hating ‘haters’ hateful?

Jul 15, 2014 by

From worldout.net: There’s a Double Standard Being Used in the Public Debate on Homosexuality Hate has a pretty bad name in the world today. No one wants to be called a hater, especially Christians, which is probably why we get accused of it all the time by our opponents. Homosexuals are especially fond of calling people haters. They even invented the word homophobia, which means hate and fear of homosexuals, envisaged as a mental illness. (A phobia is an anxiety disorder.) [For reading...

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Catholic school faces legal action from former teacher planning same-sex marriage

Jul 15, 2014 by

From The Cardinal Newman Society: A Catholic high school in Georgia is facing a legal complaint from a former teacher whose contract was not renewed after it was discovered through Facebook that, contrary to Catholic teaching, “he plans to marry a man,” National Public Radio reports. The school, Mount de Sales Academy in Macon, reportedly “released a statement saying they have to consider an employee’s ability to teach Catholic doctrine when making staff decisions.” Former teacher Flint Dollar...

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